Tyre Competition Breaks World Record

Tyre flipping competition by Continental

tyre flipping contest in Newcastle has achieved a new Guiness world record. The event which took place in Blackett Street, Newcastle city centre, on August 14th and 15th was sponsored by Continental agricultural tyres and featured a Tractor70 tyre weighing 100 kilos for the men and a 70 kilo CompactMaster AG telehandler tyre for women. 

Continental Tyres Supports Tyre Flipping Contest 

A new world record was recorded for the men’s 100 kilo 12 hour tyre flip with a distance of 10.725 kilometres becoming the new benchmark. 

“This was a brilliant event organised by Philip Pugh in aid of the Tiny Lives charity which helps support the Royal Victoria Infirmary Neonatal unit and Grace House, a children’s hospice,” says Continental agricultural specialist Richard Hutchins. 

The Continental tyres were supplied by dealer New Bridgegate Tyres with eight tyres being used across seven different tyre flipping events. 

About the author

Charlotte Nahon is the Communications and Digital Executive for Commercial Tyre Business. Since 2018, Charlotte has been in the Digital and Communications sector, working in Canada as well as Spain. Her degree is in Communication Studies from the University of Ottawa, and ever since graduating she has been writing for multiple sectors including automotive, energy, education, pharmaceuticals and more. 

Email: charlotte.nahon@retreadingbusiness.com

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